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Published: Thursday, 8/4/2005

Inmate pleads not guilty to hitting fellow detainee

PORT CLINTON A Danbury Township man has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he punched another inmate in the Ottawa County jail in April.

Richard Green, 40, is charged with one count of felonious assault. He entered his plea Tuesday during an appearance before Magistrate Wendy Wood in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court.

She set bond at $25,000.

Authorities allege that Green attacked the inmate while awaiting transfer to a state prison to begin serving a 1 -year term for an attempted sexual battery conviction.

The trial in the assault case is set for Dec. 6.

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